Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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Entertainment News from the Illinois Times

Bored? No excuse.  Alex Degman and Anita Steinstra from the Illinois Times run thru the latest Oct 26.

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Springfield Business Journal Report…Oct 26

What’s new on the area’s business front? Find out every Saturday on the Weekend NewsWatch

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Area Youths Are Making a Big Difference

The 13th Annual Blood Challenge has kicked off.  Kirk Farah spent some time with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center…

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Kirk Farah Interviews a Woman Whose Organization is Making a Difference with Our Kids

R.ED.I Foundation president talks about her non-profit organization’s work with youth and how she thinks area schools can benefit from…

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The St. Louis Cardinals are National League Champions

Relive the NL trophy presentation.

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The Springfield Business Journal Report — 10/19/2013

Alex Degman and SBJ Editor/Publisher Brant Mackey break down what’s going on in Springfield’s business community.

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St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Michael Wacha Addresses the Media

Wacha threw another gem Friday to help propel the Cardinals to their 4th World Series appearance in ten years.

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Entertainment with the Illinois Times — 10/19/2013

Get caught up on all this weekend’s entertainment options — they, as usual, are numerous!

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A Recap of the Week’s Top Stories

WTAX’s Alex Degman, filling in for Kirk Farah on the Weekend Newswatch, takes us through the top national stories of the week.

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The Latest Springfield Business News

WTAXs Alex Degmain reviews the latest on the Springfield area’s business front

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T-Mobile Customers May Be Eligible for Refunds

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Court ruling says cellphone company illegally charged customers

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Quinn Appoints Former Budget Director as Comptroller

FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka gestures on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.

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Deputies to Be More Visible in Rural Areas

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Barr wants his department on the country roads more

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Durbin: New Budget Acceptable, Needs Tweaking

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Says some provisions need to be changed